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Table 4 Explanatory model for discrimination in health care according to gender and to racial classification using IBGE categories and the skin color scale

From: Comparison between two race/skin color classifications in relation to health-related outcomes in Brazil

Variables Women Men
IBGE OR CI 95% Sig OR CI 95% Sig
Age 0,99 0,98-1,00 0,05 0,98 0,97-0,99 0,0
Skin color (IBGE)       
White 1,00 -   1,00   
Brown 0,89 0,67-1,18 0,41 1,02 0,68-1,54 0,92
Black 0,77 0,49-1,22 0,26 1,27 0,72-2,22 0,40
Years of schooling 0,96 0,92-1,00 0,05 0,97 0,92-1,02 0,21
Consumer goods 0,96 0,89-1,03 0,28 0,89 0,81-0,99 0,03
   Skin color scale       
Age 0,99 0,98-1,00 0,44 0,98 0,97-0,99 0,00
Skin color scale 0,99 0,93-1,06 0,72 1,15 1,05-1,27 0,00
Years of schooling 0,96 0,92-1,00 0,47 0,97 0,92-1,02 0,17
Consumer goods 0,96 0,88-1,03 0,24 0,90 0,82-0,99 0,04
  1. Brazil, 2003